Data protection statement

Your security is important to us

By using the website you are consenting to these data protection provisions. The website operator is:

Hohe Tauern – die Nationalpark-Region in Kärnten Tourismus GmbH
headquartered in 9844 Heiligenblut, Austria

The data protection statement applies, irrespective of which device is used to call up the website. The purpose of this data protection statement is provide you with detailed information with regard to how we handle your details.

Purpose of data collection

The website may be used at any time even without providing personal details. Only access data that does not refer to the person is stored. This data helps us to improve on benefits and services and is not able to be traced back to you. That said, many of the benefits and services do require the user to provide certain personal information on our website on a voluntary basis. In order to provide these benefits and services and be able to process them, we require the option of being able to get in touch with the customer, as well as other information. We use these details to meet our obligations to other users and customers, and also for advertising purposes.

Processing and use of details

Your details will be processed and used by us to be able to provide you with the best possible benefits and services on the website. This data helps us carry out transactions that you require and makes our website user-friendly.

Processing and use of personal details

We only process and use your personal details when you make these details available voluntarily. In most cases this happens in conjunction with a service on our website (e.g. registering for a newsletter, information line call-back assistant) or for service delivery (e.g. a booking or enquiry). User and customer details are only used to fulfil and our services and to advertise our own offers.

Forwarding personal details

Personal details that have been passed on online, will only be forwarded upon gaining your consent beforehand or due to a legal obligation to a third party. Legal obligations include judicial or administrative authority decisions to issue data in conjunction with illegal activities. Excluded is forwarding of data in so far as this is necessary to fulfil contractual obligations, e.g. to effect payments to the credit institute in charge of taking payments, or forwarding details to dispatch companies who take care of deliveries.

Use of cookies

We use cookies on our website to provide you with specific services on the website and to continue to enhance the user-friendliness and the functionality of our website. For these reasons, anonymised visitor data is compiled and stored by our website; a user profile also created using pseudonyms also details gathered about the bearer of the pseudonym. Cookies are also used to recognise your Internet browser. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Cookies make it possible for the surfing habits of website visitors to be analysed and to adapt the website to better meet the user’s requirements. Cookies remain stored on the computer even after you have visited our website to save you having to complete web forms again when you next visit and to automatically recognise the personal settings of your user account.

Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (‘Google’). The information generated by the cookies about your use of this homepage (including your IP address) will generally be sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event of IP-anonymization being activated on this website, your IP address will abbreviated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union and in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic area. Only in exceptional instances will your full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the website operator, to assess your use of the website, compile reports about website activities for the website operator and to provide other services that are connected to your use of the website and the internet.

 

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also prevent the collection of data by Google via the cookie and information about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available (tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). You can prevent gathering of information via Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent any future gathering of your data when you visit this website.
The conditions of use and data protection guidelines for Google Analytics can be seen here.

 

 

Use of Facebook plug-ins

Plug-ins are used on sub-pages in our website that are operated by Facebook. Facebook Inc. is a social network headquartered in Menlo Park, California, USA. A plug-in is a software module that is used by a website and when this is opened and integrated it enables the functionality of the website to be enhanced. Facebook plug-ins are discernible via the Facebook logo or with the description ‘Facebook Social Plug-in’. Sub-pages of our website, on which this plug-in is used, automatically connect to Facebook servers in the background. Facebook sends the content of plug-ins direct to the browser making the request. The plug-in will then be integrated in the website and shown in the user’s browser. Since the browser of the user visiting our website also calls up the plug-in from the Facebook server, Facebook knows that our website has been opened and your IP address is transferred to Facebook. This happens irrespective of whether you have a Facebook account or not or whether you are registered as a Facebook user or not. Facebook will link your visit to our website with your Facebook account if you are logged in. As a Facebook user you consent to the conditions of use, data usage guidelines and agreements on the use of cookies. Facebook uses this information to determine user’s specific interests and preferences to use these details for advertising purposes etc.

Use of YouTube plug-ins

We use YouTube on our website to show videos, a video portal headquartered in San Bruno, California, USA owned by Google Inc. When you call up a video on our website, the video is automatically requested by a YouTube server. YouTube knows that you have requested this video and the IP address of the computer that has requested the video. By using YouTube you consent to the conditions of use and accept the data protection statement and also consent to YouTube and Google setting cookies on your computer. Looking at the videos started by you, YouTube can generate a profile of your interests and preferences and provide you with relevant information and advertising. Since YouTube is a Google Inc. service, information gathered about you by YouTube will also be used by Google for target-group specific advertising. These personalised adverts will not only be shown on YouTube, but can be used by Google and by other websites that use Google services. You can deactivate interest-related advertising from Google.

Right to information

You have the right to ask for information stored by us about you at any time. You are also entitled to amend, block and delete any personal details about you that are stored. You may also revoke consents at any time (e.g. to receive the newsletter). Should you have any further questions or suggestions about data protection or require information about the personal details that are stored about you, just send us an e-mail, letter or call us.

Adform

Tracking Points from Adform, Wildersgade 10B, 1408 Copenhagen, Denmark are integrated on Kärnten Werbung websites and their regional tourism partners. These enable Kärnten Werbung and their regional tourism partners, to provide promotions to users, after they have visited websites and navigated there. The data collected remains anonymous. This means that individual user details will not be seen. The data collected will however be stored and processed in Adform. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of this, as per our latest information status. These Tracking Points enable Kärnten Werbung and their regional tourism partners, to show user-specific advertising.
For further information see https://site.adform.com/privacy-policy-opt-out/